HTML dd Tag

HTML dd Tag is used to describe a term or any name defined in the description list. The abbreviation dd stands for definition description.

Syntax of HTML dd Tag

The Syntax of HTML dd Tag is shown below, It has both starting and ending tags.

<dd>
Four Sided Shape
</dd>

Usage of HTML dd Tag

HTML dd Tag is a block level element which is used to describe or define the term or name enclosed inside the dt tag. Both dd and dt tags are part of parent element dl which defines the description list.

Both dd and dt tags are siblings of each other and inside dd tag you can put text, image or links.

Example of HTML dd Tag

Simple example of HTML dd Tag is shown below.

<dl>
  <dt>Square</dt>
  <dd>Four Sided Shape.</dd>
  <dt>Triangle</dt>
  <dd>Three Sided Shape.</dd>
  <dt>Circle</dt>
  <dd>Shape with no Corners.</dd>
</dl>

Output

The output of above HTML code is shown below.

Square
Four Sided Shape.
Triangle
Three Sided Shape.
Circle
Shape with no Corners.

Note: HTML dd Tag has left margin of 40px by default.

Browser Support for HTML dd Tag

HTML dd Tag is supported by all major browsers including Safari and Internet Explorer.

Global Attributes Support in HTML dd Tag

The HTML dd Tag supports all Global Attributes.

Event Attributes Support in HTML dd Tag

The HTML dd Tag supports all Event Attributes.

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